About us

Academic Alpha AG stands for investment success (Alpha) based on scientific research (Academic).

Three values shape our daily work:


Through constant interaction within the team, with our customers, and leading researchers of various disciplines, we recognize new topics and trends at an early stage. We consistently take account of them when providing our consulting services.


Our approaches and models follow a comprehensible pattern giuded by scientific principles.


As a result of constantly questioning the status quo and gaining new perspectives, we achieve genuine added value for our customers.

Board of Directors
Daniel Grossen
Co-Founder & Board Member
Prof. Dr. Harley Krohmer
Co-Founder & Chairman
Dr. Andreas Hediger
Co-Founder & Board Member
Dr. Andreas Hediger
Richard Gostony
Head of Advisory Board
David Fankhauser, CIIA
Senior Consultant
Leo Pitscheneder
Oliver Heimann
Research Network
Prof. Dr. Harley Krohmer
University of Bern
Head of Research
Dr. Oliver Strub
University of Bern
Prof. Dr. Philip Valta
University of Bern
Dr. Miro Mitev
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Hohenberg
University of Münster
Dr. Avi Rapaport
University of Bern
Prof. Dr. Dr. Z. John Zhang
The Wharton School
Prof. Dr. Roland Füss
University of St. Gallen
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hennig-Thurau
University of Münster
Prof. Dr. Dr. H.C. Wayne Hoyer
Mccombs School Of Business
Prof. Dr. Mansur Khamitov
University of Indiana
Prof. Dr. Werner Kunz
University of Massachusetts Boston